March 26, 2021: The second odi of the 3-match ODI series between India and England is being played today. In this match, Indian team heater batsman KL Rahul has scored a stormy century to take India to 300. The Indian team scored 336 for the loss of 6 wickets in the first innings.
England captain Jos Buttler has won the toss and decided to bowl first in the second ODI at Pune. In both the matches played in the series, England won the toss and decided to bowl first, this time too.
The first wicket of the Indian team, which was batting first, fell as soon as Shikhar Dhawan. Rohit Sharma also went on a personal score of 25. But after that KL Rahul and Virat Kohli saw a great partnership of 121 runs.
Indian skipper Virat Kohli, who was in superb form, scored 66 to catch Buttler off Tom Karan’s ball. Lokesh Rahul (KL Rahul) scored a brilliant century to compensate for his previous performance in the match and the Indian team had scored 271 runs in 44.5 overs till the fourth wicket fell.
Later, Rishabh Pant and Hardik Pandya stepped up the run speed and took the Indian team to a score of 336 runs by 77 and 35 runs. Batting at the end of the innings, Krunal Pandya played 12* runs.
Lokesh Rahul (KL rahul) hits century:
Lokesh Rahul faced 114 balls in the match. Lokesh Rahul (KL Rahul) took time to bat early today. But after that, England lashed out at the bowlers. With 7 fours and 2 skyscrapers, KL Rahul played a crucial innings of 108 runs at a strike rate of 94.
Virat Kohli played semi-directional innings:
Indian skipper Virat Kohli has also been in excellent form since the last few matches. But he has missed a long time with a century. Even today, he scored a brilliant half-century but could not convert it into a century.
Virat Kohli comes second after Sachin in the highest odi centuries and he was expected to break his record soon. But they have been brake for quite some time. Virat Kohli played an impressive 66 runs with 3 fours and 1 six.
Rishabh Pant scored 70 runs in 40 balls:
Indian young batsman Rishabh Pant england have performed brilliantly on this tour against England. In this match, he showed his own and scored 77 runs in just 40 balls with 3 fours and 7 sixes.